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"En Voyage: Hybridity and Vodou in Haitian Art" - Exhibition

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Event Type: Announcement
Location: Faulconer Gallery, 1108 Park St, Grinnell, IA 50112
Starts: Thursday, January 25, 2018
Ends: Sunday, March 18, 2018
Categories: Arts & Culture

Event Description:

The Faulconer Gallery will open an exhibition titled "En Voyage: Hybridity and Vodou in Haitian Art" on Thursday, Jan. 25, at Grinnell College. Curated by nine Grinnell students as part of an art history seminar, this exhibition includes prominent works by Haitian American artist Edouard Duval-Carrié.  

Duval-Carrié will attend several events marking the opening of the exhibition on Jan. 25. At 11 a.m. Laurent Dubois, professor of romance studies and history at Duke University, will present the Scholars' Convocation lecture titled "Democracy at the Roots: Culture and Sovereignty in Haiti." The lecture, which is free and open to the public, will start at 11 a.m. in Room 101 of the Joe Rosenfield '25 Center, 1115 Eighth Ave., Grinnell.

At 4 p.m. Rivera and student curators will introduce their exhibition and discuss the themes and works on view at the Faulconer Gallery in the Bucksbaum Center for the Arts, 1108 Park St., Grinnell. An opening reception will follow at 5 p.m.

"En Voyage: Hybridity and Vodou in Haitian Art" will continue at the Faulconer Gallery through March 18. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. seven days a week and admission is free.

 

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